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Arsenal consider rivalling Chelsea for summer signing of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen - Paper Talk

Plus: Bayern Munich mulled a move for struggling Chelsea winger Mykhailo Mudryk in January; Manchester City look set to compete with Barcelona to sign Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich; Croatian heavyweight Agron Smakici was the sparring partner who cut Tyson Fury

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The top stories and transfer rumours from Sunday's newspapers...


Arsenal will consider rivalling Chelsea for the signing of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen this summer.

Erik ten Hag's future could hinge on how much money he is given to spend by Manchester United this summer.

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Sky Italy's Gianluca Di Marzio provides an update on the future of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen

Two-time world darts champion Peter Wright hit out at pundit and former pro Chris Mason over suggestions Chris Dobey was worthy of a place in Premier League Darts this year.

Joachim Andersen had a second run-in with Crystal Palace fans in the space of a month, following his team's heavy defeat at the hands of Brighton.

Liverpool's owners have appointed the baseball savant Theo Epstein as a senior advisor, with the mastermind behind World Series wins at two different franchises expected to be a key figure behind finding Jurgen Klopp's successor.

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Bayern Munich considered a move for struggling Chelsea winger Mykhailo Mudryk at the tail end of the January transfer window.

Wayne Rooney is reportedly eyeing a return to management in Saudi Arabia after he was sacked by Birmingham City last month.

Manchester City look set to compete with Barcelona to sign Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich.

Borussia Dortmund have admitted it will be 'very, very difficult' to sign Manchester United outcast Jadon Sancho permanently after his loan finishes.

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Image: Manchester United Jadon Sancho has rejoined Borussia Dortmund on loan

Strasbourg fans continued to protest against Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly in their Ligue 1 clash with PSG on Friday.

Yves Bissouma tested positive for malaria during his time at the AFCON tournament, it has been confirmed by Mali's head coach Eric Chelle.

Peter Wright has apologised to Chris Dobey after a war of words which saw 'Snakebite' describe the Masters as a 'Mickey Mouse' event.

Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to Marouane Fellaini, whom he managed while at Manchester United, after the 36-year-old announced his retirement.

Jordan Henderson admitted he had no idea that Gareth Southgate was coming to Amsterdam to watch his Ajax debut against PSV.


Pep Guardiola will fight Erik ten Hag all the way in the chase for Crystal Palace sensation Michael Olise.

Bruno Fernandes turned down an "astronomical" offer from Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal in the January transfer window, according to reports.

Croatian heavyweight Agron Smakici was the sparring partner who cut Tyson Fury that delayed his undisputed showdown with Oleksandr Usyk.

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Tyson Fury goaded Oleksandr Usyk in a message to his fans as he confirmed his undisputed fight with the Ukrainian has been rescheduled for May 18

Chelsea duo Moises Caicedo and Enzo Fernandez have deleted their Twitter accounts after receiving abuse in the wake of their side's defeat to Liverpool.


Gareth Southgate was in the stands to watch Jordan Henderson make his Ajax debut on Saturday night as the 33-year-old midfielder completed his swift return to European football in a feisty 1-1 draw with PSV Eindhoven.

The Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has insisted that he will not resign despite "hurtful" chants by fans during his side's 4-1 defeat by Brighton.


Liverpool star Alexis Mac Allister says he is learning on the job after being tasked with playing in a deeper role than he would like this season.


Duncan McGuire's transfer to Blackburn Rovers from Orlando City is once again on the verge of collapsing due to a Blackburn error in registering the player.

Newcastle United winger Anthony Gordon left the stadium on crutches after being forced off against Luton Town in "a lot of pain" with what looked to be an ankle injury.

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from the Premier League match between Newcastle and Luton

Sean Dyche will be banned from the touchline for Everton's Premier League trip to Manchester City after picking up a third booking of the season.

Antonio Rudiger will be in the squad for Real Madrid against rivals Atletico Madrid despite fears over a thigh injury.

Arsenal, Liverpool, and Brighton are all set to be boosted by the returns of Takehiro Tomiyasu, Wataru Endo, and Kaoru Mitoma after Japan's exit from the Asian Cup.

Xavi believes Barcelona are "paying the price" of the Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira corruption case after Vitor Roque was sent off during their 3-1 win over Alaves on Saturday.

Mali players had to be kept away from referee Mohamed Adel following their dramatic 2-1 defeat to Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.


Aberdeen are set to appoint an interim boss until the summer - with Neil Warnock one of three candidates being discussed.


Neil Warnock is inching closer to a sensational appointment as Aberdeen boss after the club decided to appoint an 'interim' coach until the end of the season.

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